Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 4/22 – 4/24

All Weekend

2016 Philadelphia Science Festival
April 22nd – April 30th
The Philadelphia Science Festival includes events across the city of Philadelphia and the region. Stay tuned on Facebook and the Philadelphia Science Festival website ( for more details.
The Festival’s signature Science Carnival takes place at the vibrant Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing on Saturday, April 30. The massive outdoor Science Carnival is one of the most highly-anticipated festival events, providing a full day of continuous family-friendly activities, hands-on experiments, live performances, educator opportunities and explosive visuals from more than 150 partnering exhibitors, all in a unique showcase of science that will officially close out the 2016 Philadelphia Science Festival

Broomall Fire Company Carnival
April 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 29th 30th & May 1st
10 N. Malin Rd, Broomall
Details and schedule HERE

Collingdale/Norwood Fire Company Carnival
April 15th – April 23rd
at 800 MacDade Blvd, Collingdale
Details, schedule and ticket info HERE

Folsom Athletic Association Carnival
April 19th – 23rd
600 Kedron Ave, Folsom PA
Details HERE

The Great Philadelphia Comic Con
April 22nd – 24th
at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
Details and ticket info HERE

Chinese Lantern Festival
April 22nd – June 12th
at Franklin Square in Philadelphia
Details HERE

Sleeping Beauty
at Media Theater
March 12th – May 22nd
Saturdays at 11 AM, Sundays at 12 PM
For ages 4 and up
**No Shows Sunday March 27th or Saturday April 2nd
Details and ticket info HERE

The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales
at the Arden Theater
April 6th – June 12th
Details, tickets, showtimes and more info HERE

Longwood Gardens
Details, ticket info and more HERE

Linvilla Orchards
Details HERE

The Franklin Institute
Be sure to check out these special exhibits: The Science Behind Pixar and Lost Egypt
Details and pricing HERE

Academy of Natural Sciences – Animal Superhero Weekend
Details HERE

Garden State Discovery Museum
Details HERE

Adventure Aquarium
Details HERE

Delaware Children’s Museum
Details HERE

Brandywine Zoo
Details HERE

Sahara Sam’s Indoor Water Park
Details HERE

Studio Movie Grill Upper Darby
Movie, Food, Bar, comfy seats and more!
Details HERE

AMC Dine In Movie Theater – Painters Crossing – West Chester
Movie, Food, Bar, comfy reclining seats and more!
** Best to purchase tickets online through
See my review and more info HERE

Friday April 22, 2016

For a calendar of Various Infant and Toddler Programs at local Delco Libraries, Go HERE. Take note that some (not all) programs require registration. Details can be found under each event on the calendar.

Gaming Club
2:30 PM -4 PM
at Haverford Township Library
Grades 6-12
Come relax and play a game! A Wii, WiiU, and Game Cube are available with games, but feel free to bring your own portable device or game to play
No registration required
Details HERE

Game Day – For Teens
3 PM
at Lansdowne Library
Details HERE

Friday Afternoon Craft
3:30 PM
at Ridley Township Library
ages 3-10
Registration required
Details HERE

3:30 PM
at Rachel Kohl Community Library
Ages 5-12
Details HERE

Arts & Crafts
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
at Darby Free Library
Details HERE

Fun Family Craft Time – Tie-Dye Shirt
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
6 PM – 8 PM
Buy the shirt and the supplies are free
Details and registration info HERE

Astronomy and Wildlife Night at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge

7 PM – 9:30 PM
Details HERE

Saturday April 23, 2016

Kids Stuff Consignment Sale sponsored by Little Blessings Christian Preschool
at Norwood United Methodist Church, Ridley Ave & Chester Pike, Norwood
9 AM – 1 PM (half price from 12 PM – 1 PM)
Gently used baby gear, maternity apparel, kids clothes infant through size 18, shoes, toys, books and more
Details HERE

Interboro After Prom FLEA MARKET!
9 AM – 2 PM
at Interboro High School Parking Lot
Details HERE

Party for the Planet at Elmwood Park Zoo!
10 AM – 4 PM
EPZ’s annual event features live entertainment and an Earth Expo with participating vendors showcasing their eco-friendly products and services.
Details and general admission ticket info HERE

Kids Club Craft – Tissue Paper Tie-Dye Art
at Michaels Craft Store
10 AM – 12 PM
$2 per child
Ages 3 and up
Details and registration info HERE

National Junior Ranger Day at Valley Forge National Park
10 AM – 2 PM
Details HERE

Miss Jackie’s Weekly Weekend StoryTime
at Barnes & Noble, Lawrence Park Shopping Center, Broomall
10:30 AM
Details HERE

Free Saturday Public Boating
Every Saturday from 11am – 3pm, the public can explore the Schuylkill River by rowboat or kayak from the Bartram’s Garden Community Boathouse
Details HERE

Sheep Shearing And Spring Textile Day
at Colonial Plantation
11 AM – 4 PM
Details, schedule and ticket info HERE

PIFA 2016 – Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts Finale Street Fair
11 AM – 7 PM
PIFA 2016 – Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts’ highly anticipated finale transforms six blocks of Broad Street (between Chestnut and South Streets) into Philadelphia’s ultimate FREE block party. Featuring dozens of performances, rides, a zip line, popular food vendors, and this year’s centerpiece – an enormous 25-foot waterfall in the center of Broad Street.
Details, ride info, performances and schedule HERE

Teen Program – Perler Bead Craft
12 PM – 2 PM
at Upper Darby Primos Branch
Create your own design or use our examples.  Snacks Provided.  
Registration Required
Details HERE

Chess Club
1 PM
at Lansdowne Library
For all ages and all skill levels, this chess program is a fun place to play and learn!
Details HERE

Science Saturday – Fold ‘N Fly Paper Airplanes
at Hagley Museum
1 PM – 4 PM
Details and ticket info HERE

Sunday April 24, 2016

Flavors of the Avenue
12 PM – 4 PM
East Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia
Flavors of the Avenue is a chance to take a culinary trip around the world from over 2 dozen award-winning East Passyunk restaurants, all under the cover of a big top tent, making the event rain or shine.
Outside of the food tent, enjoy a free street festival with live music by The Primaries, MJ Nestor and Brian LaPann Trio; vendors; the newly-added Style Row including a fashion show hosted by East Passyunk Merchants between Moore & Morris from 12:30-6pm; and the April Showers Craft Show around the Singing Fountain hosted by Crafty Balboa from 11am-5pm with DJ Linz&Mars. After Flavors, head down to Stogie Joe’s for an after party from 4-7pm with DJ EPI.
Details and ticket info HERE

Waffles & Wedges 1st Birthday Block Party
1 PM – 5 PM
1511 Pine Street, Philadelphia
Free block party on Hicks Street with food specials, menu additions, free beer tastings, live music, food trucks and more
Details and schedule HERE

1:30 PM – 3 PM
at Marple Public Library
ages 7-11
Register (required) in person or by phone. $5.00 fee to cover material costs due at first session.
Details HERE

Delaware County PA Area 2016 Spring/Summer Kid Consignment Sales HERE

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